Stephanie Wright

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A Tiny Island Off Singapore May Hold Keys to Energy's Future

On a small island off the southern coast of Singapore, a French energy company is experimenting with what it hopes will be the future of renewable …

Hydrogen Energy Breakthrough: Separating H from H2O

Hydrogen is known to have the potential to become an important source of energy. And there’s an abundant supply of it, in our water, if we can just …

Energy

ZH2 Military Fuel Cell Vehicle Refills @ Proton’s Hydrogen Fueling Station

General Motors and the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) filled the new ZH2 military fuel cell vehicle at …

Low Cost, Scalable Water Splitting Fuels the Future Hydrogen Economy

The “clean energy economy” always seems to be a few steps away but never quite here. Most energy for transportation, heating and cooling and …

Raleigh Stow-e-way: bike preview | Martin Love

Compact, portable and fully charged: Raleigh’s electric folding bike ticks numerous boxes<p>If you live in a flat, commute by train or would like to take a bike with you on your caravanning holidays (or you are a real sucker for names that are lame puns), then you will love Raleigh’s Stow-e-way – the …

Electric Bikes

Mercedes-Benz head of R&D talks hybrids, hydrogen, and high-def tech

Take note, fitness buffs: At 131 years old, Mercedes-Benz is in the best shape of its life.<p>After revamping its design language, the company …

Understanding Tesla’s new Supercharger access for Model S and Model X

After the changes to both the Supercharger access structure and the referral program today, it can be difficult to understand the current situation around the access to Tesla’s fast-charging network. There were a lot of questions in the comment section of our last article about it.<p>We reached out to …

Shift To Electric Vehicles Will Be Huge Headwind For Platinum Group Metals

It's been a rough decade for platinum and palladium investors. Platinum (PPLT) is down 49% since the beginning of 2011. Palladium (PALL) has fared …

MIT researchers develop a drone system that can do a camera operator’s job

The next step in virtual directing<p>Shooting professional quality video with a drone is not an easy task, and often requires multiple human operators. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) think they’ve found a way to take humans out of the operation …

Drones

This electronic cannon disables drones

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US special ops just got 350 kamikaze drones to fight ISIS in Iraq

After an urgent request earlier this year, US special forces were just given 350 kamikaze drone missiles to help fight ISIS in Iraq, Defense One reported.<p>The drones, called Switchblades, are fired from bazooka-like launchers and have cameras and a cursor-on-target GPS navigation. They can stay …

Special Forces

American special forces open a drone hacker lab

Battlefield drones are evolving quickly, and there's only so much militaries can do to keep up -- they're not used to competing with consumer tech that can improve in a matter of months. To that end, US Special Operations Command (aka SOCOM) is taking the unusual step of opening a drone hacker lab …

How Close Are We Really to Flying Cars?

Flying Cars? Really?<p>Flying cars have been a fixture of science fiction for just about as long as it’s been an understood and practiced genre. …

Director Straps 800W LED to a Drone for Crazy Nighttime Bike Shoot

We’ve already shown you how mounting a powerful bank of LEDs to a drone can create some mind-bending, totally unique photos and video. But this …

10 Aerial Photographers Reveal How They Capture the World from Above

Aerial photography captures some of the most awe-inspiring views of Earth that we’ve ever seen. Taking cameras to new heights—literally—the vantage points allow us to experience the world from which humans were never meant to do so.<p>History of Aerial Photography<p>Not long after the inaugural image was …

Photography

Super agile, ball-fetching drone could make your human friends obsolete

Kids develop the skills to catch a ball that is thrown to them around the age of three or four, leading us to believe it’s not a particularly …

introducing BIKI, the first bionic + wireless underwater drone

<b>robosea is an entrepreneurial technology company which specializes in highly-precise developments – mainly underwater automation equipment</b>. for this …

Drone light show postponed until Canada Day weekend

Conditions did not improve throughout the day and after discussions with event planners, organizers say they ultimately decided to reschedule.<p>The …

Canada

Mercedes-Benz is building cars that know the road better than you do

As we approach a blind corner on a twisty mountain road above Sunnyvale, there's a moment when I'm sitting in the passenger seat of a pre-production Mercedes-Benz S-Class and I'm not sure that the updated Intelligent Drive will really slow the car down in time for what's up ahead. It does and …

Brain implant allows paralyzed people to control an exoskeleton with their mind

A new device could let paralyzed people control exoskeletons with their thoughts. Developed by researchers at the University of Melbourne, the device …

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United …

California Grid Smashes Record, Gets 67% of Energy From Renewables

California Leading The Way<p>On May 13, 2017, California smashed through another renewable energy milestone as its largest grid, controlled by the …

Tesla retroactively extends free unlimited Supercharging to all current vehicles

In a surprising move, Tesla is now extending free Supercharging to all current vehicles.<p>Tesla had previously announced the change of the program to a paid model after 400 kWh per year, which was supposed to take place starting January 1st. It later extended the deadline for two weeks before making …

Personal Camera Drones Don’t Need to Be Registered with the FAA Anymore

Heads up: if you’re the new owner of a camera drone in the United States and you’re not planning to fly the drone commercially, you no longer have to …

The real reason to get pumped about drone delivery

Over the past couple years there's been a steady stream of stories about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), aka drones, being used for deliveries. There was the Domino's Pizza delivery in New Zealand, the 77 7-Eleven drops to customers in Reno, Nevada, and Google parent company Alphabet's Chipotle …

Nike's New Futuristic Track Is Straight from Tron

Nike’s new Unlimited Stadium is the most high tech running track ever built. It popped up recently in Manila, Philippines and uses a continuous LED …

Delivery drones: swooping down to prey on our self-control

On July 25, 2016, while countries including the United States were still expressing regulatory misgivings, the British government graciously gave …

Facebook’s Zuckerberg is working on a way to connect you to people you ‘should’ know

Relationships are important to how you make decisions, the famous CEO has learned in his not-running-for-president journey.<p>Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO who is <i>totally</i> not a future presidential candidate, shared some of what he learned from his early trips around the country. (ICYMI: The …